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Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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Educational Films
Educational Films
collection
4,342
ITEMS
5.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5.9M
This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
PeriscopeFilm
PeriscopeFilm
collection
5,440
ITEMS
1.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.7M
Periscope Film LLC's archive is one of the largest military film collections in private hands. It includes rare training, combat, recruiting and history films made by the U.S. Government from 1914 through the mid-1980s. Subjects include the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines, Air Force, and civilian aviation, and conflicts from the Spanish-American War through WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Periscope Film also maintains the premiere library of WWII and Cold War U.S. Navy submarine films. Nearly...
Topics: military, veterans, world war I, world war II
A/V Geeks
A/V Geeks
collection
1,577
ITEMS
4.7M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 4.7M
The A/V Geeks Film Archive is an ephemeral film collection curated by Skip Elsheimer. What started as a hobby more than ten years is now a lifetime commitment. His collection has grown to over 25,000 films gathered from school auctions, thrift stores, closets and dumpsters. He presents themed film shows in his home base of Raleigh, North Carolina and he's taken his shows on the road across the United States. Films from Skip's archive have been released on DVDs. For more information about A/V...
Topic: Moving Images
Ephemeral VHS
Ephemeral VHS
collection
617
ITEMS
957,336
VIEWS
collection
eye 957,336
Made for VHS! Uploaded by users, these video tapes are selected for general interest and apparently not having made it to DVD, therefore are ephemeral vhs, or the native vhs genre. Enjoy!  If you have a digitized VHS to add, please upload your digitized VHS to the Community VHS collection .
Topics: ephemera, vhs
The Dope Tapes
collection
431
ITEMS
369,263
VIEWS
collection
eye 369,263
This collection was recorded by Michael Aldrich from Bay Area television stations between the years of 1986 and 2006.  A fascinating "sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll" compilation, its major focus on drug-related news stories of the time is rounded out by segments on these other topics of interest to the curator. These videos were digitized from VHS tapes in 2014. Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist
Topics: dope, vhs, drug war, drugs, tv news
Shaping San Francisco
Shaping San Francisco
collection
339
ITEMS
1M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 1M
Highlights of the people's history of San Francisco are featured in these short video clips: footage from just after the 1906 Quake , views of the 1917 Ironworkers Strike , Mayor Rossi's speech during the 1934 General Strike , Harvey Milk's last words , scenes from the "White Night Riot's," and a look at a 1991 Anti-war Demonstration are just a few of the many eclectic pieces that make up this collection. Click for more informaton on the Shaping San Francisco project. Click to listen...
Topic: Moving Images
Drive-In Movie Ads
Drive-In Movie Ads
collection
158
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.9M
Super short advertisements used during intermission at drive-in movie theaters during the 1950's and early 1960's to get people to consume junk food from the concession stand, may be viewed here. Warning: watching these ads may make you hungry!
National Film Preservation Foundation
National Film Preservation Foundation
collection
314
ITEMS
228,456
VIEWS
collection
eye 228,456
The National Film Preservation Foundation is the nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to help save America's film heritage. We support activities nationwide that preserve American films and improve film access for study, education, and exhibition.
Topics: preservation, library of congress
Donated 16mm Films
collection
14
ITEMS
18,957
VIEWS
collection
eye 18,957
Donated by a generous patron of the Internet Archive
Topics: ephemera, educational, film, 16mm
Donated 16mm Films
by Alfred Higgins Productions
movies
eye 10,507
favorite 23
comment 1
Provides guidance for children who spend part of the day at home without adult supervision. Includes basic information about safety and emergency procedures, and suggests how "latchkey children" can manage their time and feelings.
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Topic: Latchkey children
PeriscopeFilm
movies
eye 16,035
favorite 24
comment 0
Made in 1947, "Human Growth" was the first film about human reproduction to be approved for screenings in American public schools. The film uses a film-within-a-film technique, showing a seventh-grade class as they view and discuss an animated movie which traces human growth from conception to adulthood. Differences in male and female structural development are emphasized. A mixed group of seventh grade youngsters in a class situation view and discuss the cartoon. "Human...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies
eye 20,088
favorite 17
comment 0
Meth "crisis," shuttle, osteoporosis TX. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, meth, shuttle
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
movies
eye 31,333
favorite 55
comment 0
Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
movies
eye 2,817
favorite 24
comment 1
A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Short films, Schools, Short films
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
movies
eye 30,264
favorite 235
comment 3
Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Horror films, Horror films
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies
eye 26,530
favorite 62
comment 0
An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) The White Seal (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Animal films, Mongooses, Animal films, Animated films, Children's...
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
movies
eye 22,278
favorite 12
comment 0
VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), !Kung (African people), Ethnology, Ethnology,...
Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies
eye 3,261
favorite 60
comment 0
Produced by the BBC
Topics: Commercial art, Commercial art
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 5,439
favorite 8
comment 0
This video chronicles the logistics of building an orbiting laboratory in space. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, International Space Station
Educational Films
by Dall, Christine; Calliope Film Resources, Inc; California Newsreel (Firm)
movies
eye 16,855
favorite 117
comment 0
From WorldCat: Blues music has its roots in the work songs, hollers, and spirituals of generations of black field hands--and blossomed into an art form in its own right during the social and economic transformations of African-American life in the early 20th century. Ma Rainey took the blues to a wider audience with traveling vaudeville shows, while Mamie Smith's recordings broke down barriers for black artists of all musical genres. With dozens of rare renditions of early blues songs, this...
Topics: African Americans, Blues (Music), Women musicians
Living New Deal Project
Living New Deal Project
collection
151
ITEMS
72,461
VIEWS
collection
eye 72,461
In the depths of the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the American people a “New Deal.” Over the decade 1933-43, a constellation of federally sponsored programs put millions of jobless Americans back to work and helped to revive a moribund economy. The result was a rich landscape of public works across the nation, often of outstanding beauty, utility and craftsmanship. No city, town, or rural area was untouched by the New Deal. Hundreds of thousands of roads,...
Topic: New Deal
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
movies
eye 4,481
favorite 7
comment 0
Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Ephemeral VHS
by Sirius Thinking Ltd.
movies
eye 17,587
favorite 15
comment 0
"Visit a family of special lions who live in a library where characters pop off the pages, vowels sing, and words take on lives of their own."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, reading, children
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Video Arts Limited
movies
eye 15,797
favorite 26
comment 1
Booklet title: How to run a meeting
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Meetings, Communication in management, Communication in management, Meetings
Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
movies
eye 10,648
favorite 54
comment 0
Telecast on ABC-TV on December 13, 1968
Topics: Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco...
Educational Films
movies
eye 3,187
favorite 5
comment 0
A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, showing how the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem. Dramatizes the conflict between President Andrew Johnson and the Republicans in Congress over policies of reconstruction. Traces Johnson's career from the time of secession showing him as the Union military governer of Tennessee, as Lincoln's running mate in 1864, and as President. Describes impeachment charges and acquittal,...
Topics: Johnny Lingo, Personal values, Social values, Culture (Social sciences), Emotions, Personality...
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
movies
eye 958
favorite 0
comment 0
In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on San Francisco's storied "Freeway Revolt," is the 5th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book (available at...
Topics: freeway, freeway revolt, Sue Bierman, Embarcadero Freeway, Central Freeway, Malvina Reynolds,...
PeriscopeFilm
movies
eye 5,264
favorite 34
comment 0
Created by famed cameraman Burton Holmes, this short newsreel shows the "Streets of Paris" exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair "A Century of Progress" in 1933.  The risque nature of the exhibit is a bit dumbfounding to a modern audience, as it features a "nudist colony" and "live model" art class. However most of these appear to be sight gags of one kind or another. One sight that is something to behold is Sally Rand, who performs her famous fan dance...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
A/V Geeks
by Tomorrow Entertainment
movies
eye 7,697
favorite 36
comment 1
Teenage Years Series Presents Marlo Thomas leading preadolescent and adolescent girls in an informal discussion about their changing bodies and emotions. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies
eye 2,661
favorite 5
comment 1
Panama war...Koop on legalization..crack whores...48 Hours Crystal.. HighwaySee scans of liner notes for detailed content.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The AIDS Tapes
The AIDS Tapes
collection
37
ITEMS
30,814
VIEWS
collection
eye 30,814
This collection, curated by Michael Aldrich, documents the media coverage and dissemination of health information about the AIDS epidemic. Includes local and syndicate broadcasts from Bay Area television stations starting in 1988. For additional news coverage of AIDS, please see The Dope Tapes collection . Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist
Topics: AIDS, Michael Aldrich, Bay Area
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies
eye 3,014
favorite 5
comment 0
Future War, Jury Nullification, Astronaut History. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
movies
eye 2,937
favorite 11
comment 0
From WorldCat: Presents a dramatization of the extended field trip made by Mark Catesby in colonial Virginia and the ultimate publication of his two-volume illustrated natural history of the birds, animals, plants, reptiles and fish he observed and sketched in the new world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Portrays the story of Mark Catesby, an./ia ish botanist who visited his sister in Williamsburg from 1712 to 1719 and wrote and...
Topics: Natural history, Natural history
Orgone Archive
collection
118
ITEMS
16,205
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,205
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies
eye 3,093
favorite 8
comment 0
Great America Smoke-out, "Toxic Zombies" pot farmers sprayed  with herbicide. WWII nostalgia. American Werewolf in London. Sid & Nancy heroin  scenes. Springtime for Hiler, blazing saddles coke. Oakland war on drugs. JFK death 25  yrs. Star Wars the force.Like Father Like Son Dudley Moore takes drug that makes him  an Indian. Soviet TV on drugs. NNTN spoof of Reagan. Amsterdam brothel. La Bamba  Pacoima kilo. Bob Goldthwaite on drugs.  See scans of liner notes for detailed...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, cigarettes, heroin, cocaine
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
British Government Public Information Films
British Government Public Information Films
collection
22
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
by The National Archives (UK)
collection
eye 1.1M
This small collection of public information films from the British government produced during the years 1945 to 1952 is quite entertaining. Topics include public health, travel, traffic, education, and the military. A film of the Berlin Airlift is included.
Educational Films
by Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
movies
eye 6,254
favorite 19
comment 0
A Baby is Born Life of a nine-year-old autistic boy at home and at Loyola University's Child Guidance Center.
Topics: Childbirth, Childbirth
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies
eye 5,097
favorite 23
comment 0
Miles Davis, Fundamentalist textbooks, Loni Hancok, Peter Lorre, Mr. Moto, Miami Vice, DMT, shizo, AIDS hemophiliacs, Jane Dornacker death, MADD, Lugosi, trailer for Marihuana Weed w/ Roots in Hell, Reagan drug law 10-27-86, Reagan random drug testing, crack, Robin Williams coke jokes, Dorothy Dandridge, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson boogie Woogie Dreams, John Wayne Camel ad, candidates drug tests (Joe Kennedy refuses), Pepe Le Moko hookah, coffin full of crack, Leary-Liddy show (Playboy 3-8-86),...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies
eye 4,694
favorite 51
comment 0
Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 4,537
favorite 27
comment 2
This 14-minute film is designed to create an atmosphere in which people can speak seriously and openly about their thoughts and feelings concerning sexual behavior. The film concerns the conflict a young couple faces because of their different attitudes toward sex. At the point of maximum tension, the film ends and a narrator appears and poses questions to elicit a discussion of feelings, attitudes, and values. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
movies
eye 2,655
favorite 44
comment 0
Demonstrates through extensive use of X-ray motion pictures, some of the characteristics of speech sound articulation in normal speakers. Biologist and author Lewis Thomas demonstrates the individuality and interconnectedness in nature through his observations of various creatures, including the courtship of blue crabs, ferocious fights between sea anemones, tiny worms with tinier plants inside them, and termites which turn out to be committees of dozens of different organisms.
Topics: Normal Speech Aarticulation, Speech, Language arts, Reading
PeriscopeFilm
movies
eye 126
favorite 0
comment 0
This 1930s black & white educational/promotional film tells "The Story of Nickel". It was produced by INCO, the International Nickel Company, Ltd., now known as Vale Canada, Limited.  INCO as founded following the discovery of copper deposits in Sudbury, Ontario. During World War II, Inco's Frood-Stobie Mine Mine produced 40% of the nickel used in artillery by the Allies. Opening titles (:08-:58). Title: Canadian Operations. Huge Reservoir, twenty miles from Copper Cliff,...
Topics: The Story Of Nickel, 1930s, Inco, Mining, Promo Film, Canada, Ontario, Stock Footage
Educational Films
by Heckel, Sally; Glaspell, Susan, 1882-1948. Jury of her peers; Texture Films, inc
movies
eye 7,760
favorite 3
comment 0
Title from data sheet
Topics: Short films, Farm life, Women, Short films
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
movies
eye 25,334
favorite 453
comment 8
John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films (U.S.)
movies
eye 3,669
favorite 47
comment 0
Uses demonstration - experiments in water and glycerine to illustrate boundary layer concepts and phenomena. Demonstrates fusion welding from operation and adjustment of the welding equipment to multipass fusion welding of heavy steel plate. Uses animation and live action to show the proper torch, rod movement, and weld puddle control techniques.
Topics: Fluid dynamics, Boundary layer, Boundary layer, Fluid dynamics
Educational Films
by Peace River Films; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
movies
eye 3,724
favorite 10
comment 1
Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Pond animals, Pond animals, Pond animals
Educational Films
by Rocky Mountain Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
movies
eye 12,279
favorite 5
comment 2
Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a portrait of Antonia Brico, an internationally known orchestra conductor of the 1930s. Chronicles her founding of a community orchestra and her love of music and life.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Brico, Antonia, Brico, Antonia
Educational Films
by Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
movies
eye 18,077
favorite 19
comment 0
Follows anthropologists Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data among the Yanoama Indians of southern Venezuela
Topics: Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-, Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-, Yanomamo Indians, Yanomamo Indians
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
movies
eye 4,639
favorite 31
comment 0
The Case of the Ancient Astronauts Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the claims made by Erich Von Daniken in his book Chariots Of The Gods that astronauts from other worlds have already visited Earth, and have left evidence, such as the pyramids and the statues on Easter Island. Takes the position that Von Daniken's book contains inaccuracies, unrelated facts and unsubstantiated evidence.
Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken,...
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
movies
eye 10,992
favorite 121
comment 0
Cameraman, James Medalia Describes the socialization of the American woman through a personal look into the lives of six females ranging from kindergarten age to middle age. Shows the influence of such forces as parents, teachers, guidance counselors, the media, advertising, pop music, and marriage Summary Describes the physical and emotional changes that occur when a girl begins her menstrual cycle. Shows, using animated illustrations, the adult female anatomy, the reproduction cycle, and how...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women, Socialization, Women (Social sciences), Sex education, Human...
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions; Walt Disney Educational Materials Company
movies
eye 9,580
favorite 47
comment 0
Water Birds Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Members of several northern California Indian tribes describe their way of life before the imposition of a foreign culture. Explores effects of conventional white-oriented educational programs such as loss of cultural heritage and identity. Native American teachers discuss historical methods of Indian education and ways that both methods and content might be incorporin the mainstream of American...
Topics: Water birds, Water birds
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
movies
eye 32,596
favorite 63
comment 1
Traces the various influences which have led to the present street patterns of metropolitan Detroit
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Streets, Detroit, United States, Detroit, United States
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
movies
eye 2,531
favorite 32
comment 1
Film presents a series of vignettes on the subject of women who are growing older.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: gender
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies
eye 5,478
favorite 0
comment 0
From the Prelinger Archives Lost Landscapes of San Francisco programs, a harrowing ride onto an on-ramp of the Embarcadero Freeway in 1957 before the skyway was complete or open... hold on to your hat! (no audio)
Topics: Embarcadero freeway, 1957, San Francisco, waterfront, highways
Educational Films
by Bauman, Suzanne; Filmakers Library, inc; Women of Summer, Inc; Bryn Mawr College
movies
eye 5,121
favorite 10
comment 0
The Women of Summer SummaryReveals that from 1921 to 1938, 1700 blue collar women participat./ia ma controversial and inspired educational experiment known as the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers. Shows that the program changed their lives forever and has left a legacy meriting public awareness. The School was funded by prominent capitalists such as the Rockefellers, DuPonts and Carnegies, and introduced women workers of every./ia mand nationality to the realm of humanistic and...
Topics: Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in...
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies
eye 10,663
favorite 32
comment 0
Mowgli's Brothers is a 1976 television animated special directed by American animator Chuck Jones. It tells a story about a human baby called Mowgli who is adopted by jungle wolves, from whom he learns about love, justice, and the jungle code of loyalty. He must eventually assert his humanity to save his wolf parents from a tiger's malevolent influence. A largely faithful adaptation of the first chapter of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book ,  it originally aired on CBS on February 11, 1976. ...
Topics: Children's films, Wolves, Jungles, Children's films
Educational Films
by Bewley, J. Derek, 1943-; Black, Michael, 1932-
movies
eye 13,129
favorite 61
comment 1
Freeway Phobia Summary Demonstrates proper freeway driving techniques. Describes various driving hazards, such as faulty car maintenance, loose objects within the car, badly loaded trailers, inadequate fuel supply and inconsiderate and dangerous drivers. Features cartoon character, Goofy.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Seeds, Germination
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies
eye 11,283
favorite 13
comment 0
June 1994 . Robocop dope, riot control spray. Calloway, Hi De Ho. Koop, war on smoking, Koop not want tobacco prohibition, airlines cut ventilation, origin of AID, future of medicine, hemophiliacs infected by blood, future drugs as addictive as cocaine. MTV special Gangsta Rap, spread crack, Snoop Dog. Chained Heat 2, Brigitte Nielson honks a line of coke. Christina playmates in Jamaica. Beastie Boys, You Gotta Fight for Your Right (to Party). Kris of Hole (Courtney Love’s band) dies of...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies
eye 8,927
favorite 26
comment 0
British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to help in Greece. Later, the day is won by Montgomery and his troops. A delightful sidelight is the morale-building force of Montgomery's famous hats. British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to...
Topics: The World at war. / Part 8. The Desert, North Africa 1940-1943, World War (1939-1945), World War,...
Educational Films
movies
eye 32,685
favorite 53
comment 1
'Now Is the Time' featured actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis doing in-studio readings from the passionate writings of American Negroes as cameras caught on-location illustrative and impressionistic films of Philadelphia Negroes. A unique anthology of American Negro attitudes from the earliest days of subservience to current times of heightened self-respect." Includes footage of a church service, elderly women, children playing, decayed apartment buildings, protest marches and rallies, lunch...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Poetry, African Americans, African Americans, Poetry
Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
movies
eye 10,067
favorite 206
comment 0
View From Space A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the Earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts.
Topics: Educational Film, Space sciences, Space (Astronomy), Earth, Astronomical photography
Educational Films
by Carrighar, Sally. One day at Teton Marsh; Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista Distribution Co. Walt Disney 16 mm Films
movies
eye 4,633
favorite 31
comment 0
One Day at Teton Marsh SummaryDescribes the wildlife in a swamp where animals and birds are free and nature reigns supreme. Based on a book by Sally Carrighar. Documentary of a writer who became a manic-depressive. Swinging in mood from ecstasy to severe depression, his symptoms of alienation and withdrawal are shown at home and in the hospital.
Topics: Marsh ecology, Zoology, Animal behavior, Animal behavior, Marsh ecology, Zoology
The Dope Tapes
by Masterpiece Theatre
movies
eye 3,923
favorite 7
comment 0
An international Emmy winner about the narcotics trade. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Masterpiece Theater, narcotics, Traffik, Europe
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies
eye 25,519
favorite 36
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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Describes characteristics common to crustaceans and explains how they are related to other arthopods of the past and present. Studies the structure and life processes of representative types of crustaceans, including the fairy shrimp, the cypris, the cyclops, the barnacle, and the crayfish. Discusses the economic importance of crustaceans.
Topics: Marriage customs and rites, Marriage customs and rites
Educational Films
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Roots: 3 Part 1 the Slave Summary Explains that the slave rebellion aboard the Lord Ligonier is quickly put down. Tells how the ship anchor./ia metadata rootsKunta Kinte is bought by plantation owner John Reynolds.
Topics: Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977), Television broadcasting, Slavery (United States), African...
LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests
LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests
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The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These are the declassified films of tests conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Topic: lawrence livermore national labs, nuclear tests, atom bomb
Educational Films
by Lincoln Park Zoological Society
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Otto:Zoo Gorilla  Summary Takes a .ehind - the - scenes look at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Focuses on the transfer of the great apes to new quarters, a delicate and dangerous process which afforded scientists an opportunity to gather data on the apes.
Topics: Gorilla, Gorilla, Zoos
Educational Films
by Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
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This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
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Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
Educational Films
by NBC Television Network; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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The Twisted Cross Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses the story of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi movement to trace the rise and fall of a dictator. Includes scenes extracted from a captured German film.
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, National socialism, National socialism
Educational Films
by Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE (CLICK HERE)   INCLUDES MUSICAL NOTATION Presents music of the G/wi musician and composer Ukxone, as well as animal songs and games of the Bushmen of the Kalahari. Includes documentary sequences showing how the songs illustrate important aspects if G/wi life. Shot in the mid-1950s by John Marshall as part of the Peabody Museum expedition. From the !Kung and G/wi Bushmen series. Produced by John Marshall
Topics: San (African people), ethnomusicology, Ukxone, bushmen, G/wi (African people), Ethnology, Music
Educational Films
by Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
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Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of...
Educational Films
by Asch, Timothy; Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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Credits: Producers, Timothy Asch, Napoleon Chagnon ; filmmaker, Timothy Asch
Topics: Ethnographic films, Anthropology, Documentary films, Documentary films, Indians of South America,...
Ephemeral VHS
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Shaping San Francisco
by Caitlin Manning
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The infamous Geneva Towers housing project was imploded to make way for improved public housing.
Topics: public housing, Geneva Towers, implosion